Fans throughout Massachusetts and beyond are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest! During this three-day Memorial Day weekend festival, nationally renowned jazz artists will take the Spire stage for truly unforgettable performances. Ready to learn more about this stellar concert series? Check out Nissan 24’s guide to the 3rd Annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest for the complete details.
3rd Annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest: Must-Know Info
Date: Performances for the 3rd Annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest will take place on Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29. Friday and Saturday’s performances will start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s events will be held in the afternoon from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Venue: Jazz Fest will be held at the Spire Center for Performing Arts in Plymouth located at 25 ½ Court Street.
Tickets: Tickets are available online and must be purchased for each event day. Adult admission is $25 online. Tickets will also be available at the door for $30.
A Legendary Line Up
From vibrant trumpet trills to smooth saxophone melodies, delicate piano tinkerings and heart-wrenching vocals, the jazz genre brings vivid instrumentals to the forefront of every song. Jazz Fest’s musicians are gifted entertainers at the top of the jazz scene.
Check out the following schedule of events to get to know the exceptionally talented groups who will be taking the stage at the 3rd Annual Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest.
Friday, May 27:
Donna Bryne and The Marshall Wood Trio—with Donna Bryne’s soulful lead vocals and her husband Marshall Wood’s moving bass riffs, Donna Bryne and The Marshall Wood Trio weaves ballads, blues and poignant jazz tunes.
The Greg Abate Quintet—Greg Abate is a talented composer, saxophonist, flutist and world traveler who tours the globe 225 days out of the year as an esteemed jazz teacher and recording artist. Greg’s immense range of skill on a variety of instruments gives him a dynamic understanding of the jazz genre that certainly shines through in his music.
Saturday, May 28:
The Rich Greenblat Sextet—Boston native Rich Greenblat brings decades of experience as a skilled vibraphonist and bandleader. Over the years, Rich has teamed up with a number of industry greats and headlined at countless jazz festivals in the US and abroad. With Rich on the vibes, his sextet is a musical force to be reckoned with.
Eldar Djangirov Trio—signed to Sony Masterworks at the age of 17, Grammy-nominated pianist Eldar Djangirov brings incredible talent to the ivories. Translating the bebop tradition into the melodies that carry over in each of his masterful key strokes, Djangirov is a thrill to listen to and observe in the grand piano seat.
Sunday, May 29:
Sunday’s jazz festival day is your chance to share what you’ve got by playing side by side with the greats! The Spire House Jazz Band will take the stage for an afternoon All Star Jazz Jam session; attendees are invited to join in with event host Johnny Souza from behind the drum set, piano or microphone.
Get Your Tickets for the 2016 P.R.A. Jazz Fest
This Memorial Day weekend jazz series will have you more than just tapping your feet. Get your tickets to see legendary jazz artists perform in Plymouth through the Spire Center’s Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Fest page today!